Peyton Manning Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Peyton Manning :

NamePeyton Williams Manning
NickNamePeyton Manning
Date of BirthMarch 24, 1976
Age (2024)48 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownNew Orleans, LA
Height6ft 5in
ProfessionAmerican former football quarterback
SpouseAshley Thompson (m. 2001)
ParentsArchie Manning, Olivia Williams Manning
Net Worth6-7 Million USD

Who is Peyton Manning ?

Peyton Manning, born on March 24, 1976, is an iconic figure in American football, renowned for his exceptional talent and illustrious career as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). Often hailed as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, Manning’s legacy transcends the sport itself. His journey, marked by stellar performances, championship triumphs, and a profound impact on the teams he represented, has solidified his status as a legend in football history.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Manning’s football prowess was evident from an early age. Hailing from the esteemed Manning football dynasty, he followed in the footsteps of his father, Archie Manning, a former NFL quarterback. Manning’s passion for the game blossomed during his high school years at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he exhibited exceptional talent, leading his team to remarkable success on the field.

Upon graduating from high school, Manning faced the decision of where to continue his football journey. Ultimately, he chose to showcase his skills at the collegiate level for the University of Tennessee Volunteers, under the guidance of head coach Phillip Fulmer. Manning’s collegiate career was nothing short of spectacular, as he shattered records, earned numerous accolades, and established himself as a force to be reckoned with in college football.

Facts about Peyton Manning :

  • Nicknamed “the Sheriff,” Peyton Manning played quarterback in the NFL for 18 seasons (1998-2015).
  • He spent 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and 4 with the Denver Broncos.
  • Manning is widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.
  • He helped lead both the Colts and Broncos to two Super Bowl appearances each.
  • Manning won Super Bowl XLI with the Colts and Super Bowl 50 with the Broncos, becoming the first quarterback to win the Super Bowl with multiple franchises.
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning
  • Manning holds numerous NFL records, including most career touchdown passes (539).
  • He also has the record for most passing yards in a single season (5,477) and most career completions (6,125).
  • Manning is tied for the most touchdown passes thrown in a single game (7).
  • He was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) a record five times.
  • Manning was selected to the Pro Bowl a remarkable 14 times.
  • Manning played college football for the University of Tennessee Volunteers.
  • He won the Maxwell, Davey O’Brien, and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Awards in his senior year.
  • Manning became Tennessee’s all-time leading passer with 11,201 yards and 89 touchdowns.
  • He won 39 of 45 games as a starter, breaking the Southeastern Conference (SEC) record for career wins.
  • Manning was a consensus first-team All-American in his senior year.
  • He finished his college career as the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in 1997.
  • The University of Tennessee retired Manning’s jersey number (16) in 2005.
  • Manning is the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and older brother of former NFL quarterback Eli Manning.
  • He is known for his trademark pre-snap audible call “Omaha!”
  • After retiring from football, Manning has become a successful television analyst and philanthropist.

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